Call for Proposals - Georgia Conference on Information Literacy Deadline April 6!
The 2007 Conference on Information Literacy, October 5-6, 2007, Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA, invites proposals for workshops and presentations that will consider, extend, or otherwise address information literacy, including but not limited to:
DEFINING INFORMATION LITERACY in a digital age.
EFFECTIVE MEANS of developing information literacy skills in learners.
PARTNERSHIPS between librarians and classroom teachers to teach students research skills.
INFORMATION LITERACY across the disciplines.
ASSESSMENT of information literacy initiatives.
INTELLECTUAL property, copyright, and plagiarism in the digital age.
According to the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) an "information literate individual" is able to:
o Determine the extent of information needed
o Access the needed information effectively and efficiently
o Evaluate information and its sources critically
o Incorporate selected information into one's knowledge base
o Use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose
o Understand the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information, and access and use information ethically and legally
Proposals due no later than April 6, 2007!!
Submit your proposal online at http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/infolitsubmit.html.
For More Information, visit our Web site at http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/infolit.html or contact: Dr. Bede Mitchell (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Janice Walker (email@example.com).